Official Sport Apparel
Adidas, the best sports brand in the world that constantly defines the trends of Running, is the official sponsor of Sports apparel for the Authentic Marathon and the Athens Half-Marathon. Adidas’ support on the largest running events is based on the long-term and close cooperation with SEGAS as the official sponsor of Sports Apparel for the National Track & Field teams.
The innovative adidas products deliver high performance and many kilometers filled with energy. With the introduction of BOOST technology, adidas set the category standards on a new level and continues to drive the trends in Running especially for those who dare to follow. Through collaborations with world class athletes, influential runners, services and events which focus on the sport of Running, adidas reflects the rapidly growing number of people for whom Running consists of a fundamental part of their lifestyle.
National Bank of Greece launched its operations 175 years ago and today heads one of the largest financial Groups in the wider area of SE Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean. Ever since its establishment, NBG has been a basic pillar of support for the Greek economy and the key socio-economic driver of the Greek state. Under the slogan: “One course, the authentic course. One bank, the National Bank of Greece.” the Bank, as official sponsor of the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) and named sponsor of the Children’s Race, embraces and identifies with the principles of fair play and is participating for the third consecutive year in the Athens Authentic Marathon with its own “i-run” team. More than 800 runners, including NBG staff, their friends and relatives, will experience for yet another year this great sporting and cultural festival. For further information visit www.nbg.gr & www.facebook.com/ibanknbg.
Official Sport Drink
POWERADE has a successful and long-term cooperation with SEGAS, as the Official Sport Drink of the Hellenic Athletics Federation, promoting the Sport Idealand the development of sports attitude in our country. In the framework of this cooperation, POWERADE, the No1 Sport Drink in Greece, supports the organization of the Athens Classic Marathon fully covering the increased hydration needs of the Marathon runners. Over the last two years, POWERADE leads one more innovative activity, creating the POWERADE Team, inviting the employees and partners of Coca-Cola Hellas, to participate in the 5km road race, engaging a more active way of life.
DHL Express Hellas SA supports the Athens Classic Marathon as an Official Sponsor as the values of equality, effort and participation characterizing the Marathon also govern the company and all of its activities, both locally and internationally. The company has been active in the Greek market for the past 34 years, combining global reach of DHL network with an unparalleled expertise of the local market. It was the first company of its sector in Greece and remains the market leader by focusing on serving its customers changing needs and by constantly investing in training its personnel. The company has developed important know-how in offering services for specialized express needs, customized to the demands of customers in specific business sectors, such as hi-tech and telecommunications companies, financial institutions, shipping companies and footwear/ textile industries. DHL, the worlds leading international express shipping provider and part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group, accepts its social responsibility and uses its knowledge and global presence to make a positive contribution to society and the environment by supporting climate protection, disaster management and education.
Chiquita bananas are the official fruit of Athens Classic Marathon. Rich in potassium, dietary fibers & vitamins C & B6, they are ideal for sports and especially for the ones that require extreme endurance like the Marathon race. Chiquita bananas help athletes to remain physically & mentally fit. The strict selection criteria, its great taste and premium quality constitute Chiquitas brand name symonymus to bananas, because as we say... Chiquita. Like bananas!
What turns kilometers into meters... strengthen it with EVIOL food supplements, official sponsor of the Athens Classic Marathon. From 1978, with the development of the well - known EVIOL Vitamin E, until today, EVIOL constitutes a Greek innovative series of food supplements and it is the first to use the soft capsules technology in Greece. Produced by GAP, one of the first Greek pharmaceutical companies with a strong presence in the international markets. The EVIOL food supplements are designed to suit the nutritional needs of modern life and are the result of extensive scientific research, distinguished by unique compositions which are characterized by high quality, safety and efficacy.
For further information please visit www.eviol.gr.
The Avra Mineral water of Coca-Cola HBC is for the 19th consecutive year the official Athens Marathon water, offering freshness and hydration to thousands of runners. The last 26 years, AVRA Mineral Water posseses special place in the heart of Greeks and with its support in a series of sport, social and environmental activities, offers to all the consumers what is the purest and most natural directly for the Achaia Mountains. For yet another year, we are "running" together with all SEGAS friends who are doing their best every year with key highlight the Athens Marathon. Good luck to all!